File:Map indicating Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada.png|thumb|The area searched. From Somerset Island, Peel Strait is to the west, Prince Regent Inlet to the east and Bellot Strait to the south. South of Bellot Strait is the Boothia Peninsula and southwest of that is King William Island where Franklin died.
Admiral (Royal Navy)|Admiral
'''Sir Francis Leopold McClintock'''
[[http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=6894 Library and Archives Canada]]
or '''Francis Leopold M'Clintock'''
[[http://libweb5.princeton.edu/visual_materials/maps/websites/northwest-passage/mclintock.htm Princeton University]] Order of the Bath|KCB
, Fellow of the Royal Society|FRS
(8 July 1819 – 17 November 1907) was an Ireland|Irish List of explorers|explorer
in the British Royal Navy
who is known for his discoveries in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago